It seems that the tests are all over the place.

Elias GuadalupeC1Kwiziq community member

It seems that the tests are all over the place.

Your article says: "In most places El Pretérito Indefinido will be used with "nunca" and "siempre" and even with time expressions which have a connection to the present, such as: hoy, este mes, este año, esta noche, esta mañana, esta semana..."

On a quiz, I used the indefinido in a question with a "time expression which has a connection to the present" (i.e. "hoy") and got the question wrong-- it was corrected to the perfecto. 

Is there something wrong with what I did? Are the quizes looking for peninsular or latin american answers? 

Asked 4 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Elias 

Could you tell us which test you did so we can check? Which day was it? I checked your last tests but I can't see anything marked as incorrect. 

Saludos

GarryA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

It seems to me that the "lesson" is much ado about nothing much and that, in fact, the choice of verb form is optional to the speaker.

It seems that the tests are all over the place.

Your article says: "In most places El Pretérito Indefinido will be used with "nunca" and "siempre" and even with time expressions which have a connection to the present, such as: hoy, este mes, este año, esta noche, esta mañana, esta semana..."

On a quiz, I used the indefinido in a question with a "time expression which has a connection to the present" (i.e. "hoy") and got the question wrong-- it was corrected to the perfecto. 

Is there something wrong with what I did? Are the quizes looking for peninsular or latin american answers? 

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